John J. Yuskaitis, Jr.


John Yuskaitis, Jr. is a Massachusetts-based cartoonist and the creator of the webcomic series Boots and Pup. With a love of classic cartoons and science fiction storytelling dating back to his childhood, John created Boots and Pup as a webcomic series in 2005, and the duo’s misadventures have been delighting readers ever since. Boots and Pup follows the hijinks of two aliens as they try to make a life for themselves on a wacky alien world.

In 2014, John brought Boots and Pup to a wider audience with the release of their first graphic novel, Inspired Laziness (available on Amazon and Walmart websites). The comic book and nerd-culture website, Bleeding Cool, named Boots and Pup one of the best indie comic titles of 2014. John’s latest Boots and Pup work is a three-issue comic book series titled “Spacederps,” released in 2022. he has also released a collection of Boots and Pup webcomics called “The Search for Unintelligent Life” currently available on Amazon.

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